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Philip Erdoes

Co-Founder & CEO, Bear Cognition

Philip Erdoes is Co-Founder and CEO of Bear Cognition, a high-touch data intelligence and solutions company.  Founded just 2.5 years ago, Bear Cognition, with its unique Software-with-a-Service (SwaS tm) platform, is one of the fastest growing analytics and data management companies.  BC has assembled a team of highly specialized data professionals who use proprietary analytics and ingestion tools to help clients across the United States, ranging from Universities to Fortune 500 companies, improve their performance through enhanced data integration, discovery, and enrichment.  With his diverse background, having worked in China, Europe and the US, Philip’s leadership continues to help pioneer innovative business solutions that drive growth.

A serial entrepreneur, Philip founded and runs Bear Ventures llc, an active investment focused family office, and previously founded and most recently sold a national 3pl, Bear Franchising, llc. He has extensive experience in logistics, supply chain management, systems desaign, manufacturing, and analytics.

Philip serves as the Chairman of the Board of Alef Edge Inc., a provider of software defined private mobile networks for enterprises. He is a former National Board Member of the American Film Institute and TedX.

Philip holds a B.S. in Bio-Medicine/Biology from Oklahoma State University, where he was previously inducted into an OSU Hall of Fame. He also holds a J.D. with Honors from the University of Oklahoma, College of Law and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he serves on the Dean’s Advisory Board. He resides in NYC with his wife and three daughters, Mia, Morgan, and Mason.